COVID-19 Downtime Support

We hope you and your families are keeping safe.

The Northern Centre are continuing to deliver our services to the community.

If you need support, please call 9334 0111 or email intake@thenortherncentre.org.au or visit The Northern Centre - Individual Support Request

We have recommenced face-to-face services in combination with ZOOM and/or phone, as have some of our collocated partners.

Please do not hesitate to make contact at any time Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm.

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Welcome to our Mini Maxi playgroup.

Our weekly newsletters are full of information and ideas, links to activities in your community, reminders about what we talked about during our playgroup time and lots of other things to support you and your family. Enjoy!

Weekly Newsletters

Week 12

We want to support you and your family during this time of COVID-19 so this week we have included some links to help you talk to your kids and for some self care.

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Week 11

We want to support you and your family during this time of COVID-19 so this week we have included some links to help you talk to your kids and for some self care.

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Week 10

This weeks’ newsletter has a real ‘buzz’ about it!

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Week 9

How are you keeping busy at home? This week there are some tips for both you and your family.

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Week 8

We want to support you and your family during this time of COVID-19 so this week we have included some links to help you talk to your kids and for some self care.

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Week 7

Let’s stay connected online and over the phone while Mini Maxi isn’t on.

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Week 6

We all think our kids don’t eat enough healthy food so we have included a link for some information and tips to help you at meal times.

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Week 5

As the weather cools down it is the perfect time for a family outing- would you like to pick apples at a local orchard or feed a baby lamb during a visit to a farm.

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Week 4

Let’s talk about dental and immunisation, and how to find a local nursing service. Plus we share wonderful books to read and fun activity for your child’s motor skills.

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Week 3

Development concerns can be answered with a visit from NSLHD Child Youth and Family Health Services, along with the importance of socialising and play with your toddler.

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Week 2

Learn about what’s going on in the community and more educational resources for you and your little one.

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Week 1

What a wonderful day meeting new people and enjoying a welcome song. This week we share our fun play dough recipe and parenting resources.

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Please contact us if you would like to discuss your requirements with one of our caring case workers.